30+ Times Rihanna Made Us Rethink Trends

When it comes to Rihanna and her personal style, which is, largely, about not giving a fuck, it’s sometimes easier to just let the looks speak for themselves. Because her get-ups usually do. With a naked dress here and a naked dress there, the self-appointed bad girl marches to the beat of her own drum (in a pair of eight-inch Giuseppe Zanottis, mind you). So we can’t tidily peg her aesthetic to one specific category. And we wouldn’t want to either. But what we can do (and what we love doing) is catalogue our favorite looks. (Well, that and dutty wining to “Work ” at our desks, of course.)

In the slideshow ahead, you’ll find what makes Rihanna tick: This includes everything from a Versace choker to a pair of Uggs. If it’s distressed, oversized, dip-dyed, and/or covered in sequins, you can bet she’s already worn it. See how in the 30+ images here, and then see if you can come up with any idea of what she’ll do next.

Because a pair of jeans just wouldn’t cut it.

Photo: Splash News.

The only thing that could make this outfit better is if she was performing Seal’s “Fly Like An Eagle.”

Photo: Christopher Polk/Getty Images.

Sometimes, a bad girl has to take a break and get in touch with her softer side. Here, Rihanna is coquettish in Armani Privé.

Photo: Samir Hussein/WireImage.

Fresh from gyrating on Drake onstage, Rihanna accepts her applause in Balmain trousers (and a smile).

Photo: Samir Hussein/Redferns.

Converse high heels. That’s all.

Photo: Lester Cohen/WireImage.

In her own FENTY Puma designs, RiRi brings a goth vibe to the black carpet.

Photo: Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images.

It’s not a tea-length Snuggie; it’s a hoodie. A hoodie that has just enough pockets for all of your remotes, er, essentials.

Photo: JP Yim/Getty Images.

Not even Rihanna can deny the comfort of an Ugg boot.

Photo: GVK/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images.

Quel drame!

Photo: Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic.

That jacket needs to find its way into our closets sooner rather than later.

Photo: NCP/Star Max/GC Images.

At a party to celebrate the cover work for her album, ANTI, Rihanna goes all Matrix on us.

Photo: Christopher Polk/Getty Images.

We’ve never seen prints clash so harmoniously.

Photo: Marc Piasecki/GC Images.

“Who, me?”

Photo: Dominique Charriau/WireImage.

Stunting in Dior, as a bad girl does.

Photo: Rindoff/Le Segretain/Getty Images.

RiRi meets Wilma Flintstone in an episode of Dynasty.

Photo: Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images.

We’re calling this the “robe-and-go.”

Photo: XPX/Star Max/GC Images.

Ripped sweatpants that offer up a phenomenal breeze on the thigh and knee region.

Photo: Raymond Hall/GC Images.

The Vetements hoodie that started it all…

Photo: Alo Ceballos/GC Images.

Those shoes.

Photo: NCP/Star Max/GC Images.

This outfit looks perfect for a Sunday afternoon trip to the mall — or, in Rihanna’s case, the club.

Photo: Raymond Hall/GC Images.

From the ultra-mini to the no-shirt suit styling, this is a bad gal look if ever we’ve seen one.

Photo: Michael Tran/FilmMagic.

Serving off-duty looks all the way from the airport.

Photo: GVK/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images.

Your denim babydoll dress just got a very expensive upgrade.

Photo: YOSHIKAZU TSUNO/AFP/Getty Images.

This outfit is all of us.

Photo: Raymond Hall/GC Images.

We feel like Scary Spice would have worn this back in the day.

Photo: James Devaney/GC Images.

Go big? Nah, go biggest.

Photo: Josiah Kamau/BuzzFoto/Getty Images.

Ponchos are back and, by the looks of this one, comfier than ever.

Photo: Josiah Kamau/BuzzFoto/Getty Images.

Remember when the internet put Rihanna and this Guo Pei dress in a frying pan?

Photo: George Pimentel/WireImage.

When hard work had to be done to bring all of the ’90s back, Rihanna certainly pulled her weight.

Photo: NCP/Star Max/GC Images.

Shoulder cleavage is happening, and we’re into it.

Photo: Christopher Polk/Getty Images.

When your coat doubles as a dress.

Photo: JB Lacroix/GC Images.

Introducing: Professor Rihanna (lab coat by Raf Simons).

Photo: Josiah Kamau/BuzzFoto/Getty Images.

When you show up to class fashionably late and still find time to flex for Instagram.

Photo: Robert Kamau/GC Images.

Rihanna is the only person who can convince us that sweatpants and moon boot heels is a fantastic idea.

Photo: Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images/FENTY PUMA by Rihanna.

You better believe that this custom Adam Selman number took 275,000 crystals to make.

Photo: Kevin Mazur/Getty Images/NARAS.

Because what else does one wear to the club after slaying the Grammys?

Photo: Robert Kamau/GC Images.

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